Galium odoratum (L.) Scop.
Common Name: SWEET WOODRUFF
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad P-Forb

An Old World native, long a garden favorite and occasionally escaping, though sometimes forming large clones in forests by rhizomes. First collected in Emmet Co. in 1964.

The little lawn weed Sherardia might key here, if one did not recognize that genus by its elongate corolla tube and pink to blue flowers in little heads.

Locations

Berrien County
Emmet County
Kalamazoo County
Leelanau County
Mackinac County
    Only on Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Oakland County
Ontonagon County
Ottawa County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2591.